A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 199 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (124 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:37:41 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 14:37:41 / February 2, 2021 @ 2:37 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000ddwl. Event ids that are associated: us6000ddwl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.55 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 126.5472° East, latitude 3.9661° North, depth = 61.55 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 199 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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